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Councillor Briefings

This is a series of short papers for key Councillors including members of Health and Wellbeing Boards and Health Scrutiny Committees.

Illicit Tobacco

Cheap illicit tobacco fuels teen smoking, worsens health inequalities, harms local businesses and is linked to crime at many levels. Working together councils can tackle this illegal trade and reduce inequalities.

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Making the case for local tobacco control

This short briefing provides local councillors with the information they need about why tobacco remains top of the agenda for public health. LitterBrief  

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Smoking related litter

Cigarette butts are the single most littered item in England. This briefing provides information on the impact of smoking litter on local communities as well as on tackling the problem.

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